Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stievater of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Stievater and the former Dolores Ann Pote were married June 19, 1965, in St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Amherst. He is former president of Trautman Associates, and presently serves as an architectural consultant to the firm. She is a former elementary school art teacher at the Catholic Academy of West Buffalo, and currently is a professional still-life and landscape painter. They have six children and nine grandchildren.